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Converting 2D Video to 3D: An Efficient Path to a 3D Experience
October-December 2011 (vol. 18 no. 4)
pp. 12-17
Xun Cao, Tsinghua University
Alan C. Bovik, University of Texas at Austin
Yao Wang, Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Qionghai Dai, Tsinghua University

Editor's Note

The 3D experience is poised to be the future of entertainment. The path to that future, however, is bumpy. Despite widely available 3D display devices, a lack of 3D content impedes the 3D industry's rapid growth. Here the authors discuss some common 3D content-creation processes and the key elements that affect quality, and present an approach that converts 2D content to 3D content as an efficient path to a 3D multimedia experience.

Wenjun Zeng

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Index Terms:
stereo vision, 2D-to3D conversion, 3D-TV, quality of experience, multimedia and graphics, IEEE MultiMedia
Citation:
Xun Cao, Alan C. Bovik, Yao Wang, Qionghai Dai, "Converting 2D Video to 3D: An Efficient Path to a 3D Experience," IEEE Multimedia, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 12-17, Oct.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2011.65
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